Installations

Local solar at the heart of Cleveland’s 100% renewable energy goal

The Midwestern city is looking to put community solar on vacant and contaminated land and making it easier for residents and business to go solar, as well as employing community choice aggregation.

Unprecedented landfill solar project completed in Maryland

An 18 MW project developed by BQ Energy has turned otherwise unusable land into enough generation to power 12% of the city of Annapolis.

Solar and energy storage win big in Indiana

Electric utility NIPSCO announced plans to close all of its coal facilities by 2028, replacing them with solar, solar+wind, wind, demand side response and the spot market. The utility says some of the coal facilities could have stayed open past 2035, but would have cost customers millions of dollars more than shifting to new solar power.

Permitting 2.0: A crucial step on the road to our clean energy future

In this op-ed Clean Coalition explains the need for a streamlined solar permitting process for commercial and industrial solar projects.

Con Edison’s big buy: 943 MW of solar from Sempra

The $1.54 billion transaction will make Con Edison the 2nd-largest owner of operational solar assets in the United States, and is expected to close by the end of the year.

If you build it, they will buy it: sPower refinances $499 million of wind and solar

The independent power producer has closed on a $499 million, investment grade, private placement financing representing approximately 650 MW of utility-scale wind and solar power projects.

Solar slowly comes back online in North Carolina

Failures of the electric grid have affected large solar plants after Hurricane Florence, just as they are affecting centralized generation.

Sungevity rebounds with two Hawaiian grid edge providers

The residential solar company’s move in one of America’s most complicated solar markets may be a key to getting ready for a more complex future.

Five Texas munis partner to add 500 MW of solar

The projects would be a first for all but one of these utilities, as publicly-owned power companies continue to lead Texas’ solar charge.

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Locals suing for net metering, utility wants scale and energy storage

Jacksonville, Florida’s municipal utility has gotten rid of net metering and lowered the rate paid for excess solar produced electricity. Concurrently, the utility is pushing larger scale solar and energy storage programs.